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Oriental Mangetout     HT  ACC  20mins

Serves 4     Hot Vegetables Spices Accompaniment Dairy free Eggless

450g/1lb Mangetout, trimmed
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
The finely grated Zest of 1 Lemon
1 teasp Ground Paprika
150ml/5fl.oz. Coconut Milk
120ml/4fl.oz. Water
1 tbsp Fish Sauce
1 teasp Brown Sugar


1. bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil then add the mangetout and cook for 2 minutes only (blanch) until they turn bright green. Drain in a colander and immediately rinse under running cold water. Set aside.

2. Heat the oil in a wok or large saucepan, add the garlic, lemon zest and paprika and stir-fry for 1 minute.

3. Add the coconut milk, water, fish sauce and sugar, mix well then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring from time to time.

4. Add the drained mangetout and cook for a further 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

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